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1/6 stater of Asia Minor with head of Herakles

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Obverse: Head of Herakles in lion's skin to left. Beaded line at edge of neck, club below (?). Reverse: Incuse square, diagonally opposite depressions deep.

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren Not listed as Greenwell Collection by Regling.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Late Orientalizing or Archaic Period, Late 7th–6th century B.C.

Mint

Uncertain, Asia Minor

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1807.

Dimensions

Diameter: 10 mm. Weight: 2.56 gm.

Accession Number

04.1571

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins